Skidbladnir-Parashield was a test of an deployable umbrella-like heat-shield made of silicon fabric developed by University of Maryland's Space Systems Laboratory. It was to be tested on the maiden flight of the Amroc-SET rocket, but the launch failed and the experiment was destroyed.
|Type / Application:||Deployable heatshield technology|
|Operator:||University of Maryland, Space Systems Laboratory|
|Contractors:||University of Maryland, Space Systems Laboratory|
|Skidbladnir ParaShield||N/A||05.10.1989||Va BMRS-A3||*F||Amroc-SET|
* = suborbital mission